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The Quickening

Continuing to give away a thing a day during Lent. I’m beginning to feel what my friend Katrina Lefever calls “that space and lightness inside” that comes from jettisoning the stuff that clutters my life. 466 more words


Birdsong: WW1 from a Different Angle

Tuesday 13th February 2018 at West Yorkshire Playhouse


This stage version of Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong is directed by Alastair Whatley with Charlotte Peters and is presented by Birdsong Productions Ltd. 1,055 more words


Butcherbirds: An Iconic Aussie Virtuoso

I’ve recently become quite fascinated by butcherbirds and their amazing and intricate songs. This post is a compilation of videos showcasing their musical ability.


Monday Meditation: Reliant Robins*

On a bitterly cold Saturday in February, we decided that some very old, ugly shrubs had to come out. They grew along the garden wall in front of our lounge and for half of the year they were bare, uninteresting twigs and for the other half, they grew uncontrollably and needed constant pruning. 679 more words

Changes #Haiku

When I heard birdsong
I longed for my homeland’s call
Have I become deaf?

I have another craft fair tomorrow for Cancer Research.  I should go to bed!  19 more words


I Suck

Well that title could be taken many ways couldn’t it! Or as my friend’s friend would say: “zat is what she saaayyyyyssss” (a French take on “that’s what SHE says, with the emphasis on “says” and not “she”). 189 more words

Birdsong and banality

I have been off-watch for too long.  I have laid down my pen and sat back watching the predictable and the inevitable, hiding away as if it were nothing to do with me.  418 more words